Alex Petras – CTO

Alex Petras, with his impressive tenure of over 25 years in the technology industry, has built a remarkable career defined by innovation, leadership, and an unwavering commitment to excellent service. With 20 of these years dedicated to owning and running his own Managed Service Provider (MSP) in the Greater Philadelphia area, Alex has honed a rich skill set and an in-depth understanding of the tech industry.

Alex’s professional journey has now led him to Starmark Financial LLC, where he holds the role of Chief Technology Officer (CTO). In this leadership position, he takes charge of the design, planning, implementation, and oversight of Starmark’s 3rd party, cloud-based collections platform, further expanding the company’s technological footprint.

In addition to his responsibilities as CTO, Alex also spearheads the internal Technology steering committee at Starmark. He leads the way in exploring future Technology and Artificial Intelligence projects, continually pushing the boundaries of what is possible and driving Starmark towards the forefront of innovation.

Alex has a demonstrated history of leveraging his expertise to provide top-tier technology solutions for businesses of all types and sizes. His track record includes successfully implementing automation and remote/cloud-based solutions for several Fortune 500 companies. This capability to adapt and optimize tech solutions is a testament to Alex’s competence and versatility in his field.

During the challenging pandemic period, Alex showcased exceptional leadership skills by managing IT issues efficiently, ensuring a seamless transition for large firms with zero downtime. His resilience and adaptability during this time were instrumental in maintaining business continuity and stability.

Alex’s educational foundation is rooted in his time at Virginia Tech, a highly regarded institution. This academic background, paired with his extensive practical experience, makes him a standout leader in the technology sector. His continuing commitment to leading-edge solutions, growth, and customer satisfaction are testament to his impact and success in the tech industry.